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Lobuche Peak Climbing

Lobuche Peak Climbing

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  • Itinerary
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  • Faqs

Lobuche Peak Climbing in Nepal is challenging as well as legendary among numerous peaks of Nepal. The heavenly perspectives from Mt. Lobuche make it one of the most stupendously well-known Peak Climbing voyages.

Lobuche Peak Climbing is trouble level being more testing than that of adjacent Island Peak. It offers a mini mountaineering expedition feeling. From the summit, you'll have the captivating vistas of Mount Everest and some peaks of the Tibetan side of the Rongbuk.

It's an ordeal you'll cherish for a lifetime. We offer Lobuche Peak Climbing situated in the Everest area alongside a few other trekking tops. Lobuche, Kwangde, and Kusum Kangguru are among the trekking peaks considered to be technical and difficult. 

To climb Lobuche we climb along the Everest Base Camp trekking course crosswise over Gorakshep before coming to the Lobuche Peak Base Camp. While the Lobuche East is a less demanding ascension and has been arranged as a trekking crest the Lobuche West is an actually difficult climb and it has been sorted under the expeditions by the Sherpa experts.

Our Lobuche Peak Climbing schedule permits enough acclimatization and climbing planning for a successful ascent. Look at our schedule for Lobuche Peak Climbing or simply send us an email and we'll tailor make an agenda in view of your necessities.

The Lobuche Summit attempt will be prepared to coincide with the Everest Base Camp Trekking. Here, you'll figure out mountain life and a lesson on climbing. Our bodies eventually get acclimatized. Height disorder is something we endeavor to maintain a strategic distance from, and our painstakingly made schedule is intended for ideal alteration.

Book this meticulously designed peak climbing package with us. Our Sherpa and highly experienced team of travel planners will ensure a successful summit. Lobuche Peak Climbing will become as easy as possible under our expert guidance.

The journey can be treacherous but we will make it momentous with our dedication, services, and hospitality. Snow Bank would be your guiding partner toward the top of Magnificent.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival At TIA Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu: touring and trek readiness

Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,651m): 8km, 4 hours

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m): 11km, 6 hours

Day 05: Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar: (3,440m)

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m): 10km, 5 hours

Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m): 9km, 6 hours

Day 08: Dingboche: Acclimatization

Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 m): 7km, 6 hours

Day 10: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170 m), and Everest Base Camp (5,364 m): 13km, 7 hours

Day 11: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m) to Lobuche

Day 12: Trek to High Camp (5440 m)

Day 13: Trek to Summit; Trek back to High Camp

Day 14: Trek to Tengboche

Day 15: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3400 m)

Day 16: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,860m): 19km, 6 - 7 hours

Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu

Day 18: Final Departure



Subsequent to arriving in Kathmandu, a delegate from Snow Bank Adventure will pick you up and take you to your hotel. At night, there will be an appreciated supper hosted by Snow Bank Adventure.

Accomodation: Over night at Hotel

Meals: D

After breakfast we start our voyage through four astonishing UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These incorporate the compositionally rich Durbar Square, the hallowed Hindu sanctuary of Pashupati Nath, the fascinating 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambunath) and Bauddha Nath Stupa which is probably the most enthralling stupa on the planet.

Accomodation: Overnight at tea house

Meals: B

During the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (9,186ft), we appreciate one of the most wonderful air courses on the planet coming full circle on a slope encompassed by high precipitous pinnacles. From Lukla, we begin trekking. At one hour's slow plummet, we will be at a Cheplung town from where we have a look at Mt. Khumbila (18900ft), a consecrated mountain which has never been ascended. From Cheplung, we at that point step by step plunge until we reach Phakding and go through the night.

Accomodation: Overnight at tea house

Meals: B L D

Strolling through a wonderful pine backwoods, we pursue the trail north up the valley of Benkar. At that point, we cross Dudh Koshi River and continue passing Chumoa to Monjo, the passageway to Everest National Park. At that point crossing a suspension bridge, we pass Jorsale town and stroll nearby of the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi streams. A lofty climb carries us to the prime place - Namche Bazaar.

Accomodation: Overnight at tea house

Meals: B L D

There are a lot of activities around Namche Bazaar, and we can go through multi day here acclimatizing. Namche Bazzar is the fundamental focus of the Khumbu locale and has government workplaces, ATMs, Internet bistros, shops, eateries, and a brilliant market. Our aides can take us to investigate the genuine appeal of Namche Bazaar. Climbing to Sagarmatha National Park rewards trekkers with the perspectives of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde, etc.

Accomodation: Overnight at tea house

Meals: B L D

This section of the trek incorporates the plunge to the Dudh-Koshi River to Tengboche. While dropping to Dudh Kish River, we appreciate the perspectives on peaks like Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde, etc. After achieving Tengboche, we visit Tengboche Monastery the biggest cloister in the area and absorb the perspectives on Everest, Ama Dablam and different pinnacles.

Accomodation: Overnight at tea house

Meals: B L D

We plunge and trek through woodlands loaded up with an assortment of lavish trees – birch, conifers and rhododendrons. This adventure again compensates us with gigantic perspectives on Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam. The beautiful trail plunges down to Devuche, crosses the Imja River and takes us to Pangboche. The upper Pangboche trails remunerate us with an increasingly perfect perspective on the Himalayas and the Pangboche Monastery. The trek pushes forward towards the Imja Valley, Lobuche River and at last starts scaling to Dingboche.

Accomodation: Overnight at tea house

Meals: B L D

Dingboche is a well known stop for trekkers and climbers making a beeline for Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam or Imja Tse. The town is delightful with a variety of fields encased by stone dividers to secure grain, buckwheat and potatoes from the virus wind and munching creatures. We go through multi day at Dingboche for acclimatization. We take day climbs to either Nagarjun Hill or Chukkhung Valley for incredible perspectives on Makalu, Lhotse, Chalotse, Tawache and Ama Dablam.

Accomodation: Overnight at tea house

Meals: B L D

We begin the day with a continuous move to Duglha toward the finish of the terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. From here, we move up a lofty trail to Chupki Lhara, where we discover a variety of stones with petition banners utilized as commemorations to Scott Fischer (American mountain climber) and 10-time Everest submitter Babu Chiri Sherpa (Nepali mountain climber) who died set for trip Everest. Next, we proceed to the Khumbu Glacier moraine and end up confronting a few incredible pinnacles - Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori and Mahalangur Himal. The trail at that point dials down as we pursue the valley to Lobuche.

Accomodation: Overnight at tea house

Meals: B L D

We take the trail to Everest Base Camp through the once immense Gorak Shep Lake. The way from here can be misdirecting; subsequently, it is significant that we pursue our lead Sherpa steadily. The walk is strenuous because of slight air in the high height before achieving the Everest Base Camp. We return to Gorak Shep for a decent night's rest.

Accomodation: Overnight at tea house

Meals: B L D

We plan for an early morning trek, in the midst of pre-sunrise haziness and cold temperatures (- 10 to - 14 C). In addition, there is consistently the potential for cold breezes which are very normal. Natural pinnacles, for example, Lingtren, Khumbutse, and Changtse tower toward the east even as Everest uncovers itself. Be that as it may, it is after coming to Kala Patthar that we get to see360 degree perspectives on Mt. Everest. We take pictures, appreciate the sublime mountain display, and after that arrive back to Lobuche for a decent night's rest.

Accomodation: Overnight at tea house

Meals: B L D

We will take the meticulous walking towards the high camp. After you have been to Everest Base Camp the acclimatization is done. Therefore, it won’t be hard for you. Make sure to heed the instructions of the climbing leader. You will have to follow them strictly. Lobuche Peak Climbing is Technical Mountain and requires great attention.

Accomodation: Overnight at camp

Meals: B L D

This is the summit day and the journey begins at midnight. We will walk on the rocky rugged trail up to 5700 m. We will have to walk on the fixed rope and manned rope. We will have to reach the summit before afternoon as the wind current is higher after that time of the day. We can see mountains like Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Cholatse, Pumori, Everest etc. We will return back to High Camp.

Accomodation: Overnight at camp

Meals: B L D

We will retrace back to the monastery town of the EBC Trek route. Relish the return trip victorious. You can recollect your memories at the coolest place nearby Tengboche Monastery with Mt. Amadablam on the back.

Accomodation: Overnight at tea house

Meals: B L D

This day is full of downhill and uphill trekking through Phungi Thanga and Kyangjuma. Enjoy the evening around the market place of Namche Bazaar. The return trip after high altitude is always refreshing.

Accomodation: Overnight at tea house

Meals: B L D

The trail drops steeply descending so we have to walk carefully as our unstable legs constantly fight the rough territory. In the wake of traverse the quick streaming Dudh Koshi and its tributaries, the trail turns out to be progressively level and common. After our landing in Lukla, we extend those sore legs and review the encounters of the most recent few weeks.

Accomodation: Overnight at tea house

Meals: B L D

We fly to Kathmandu toward the morning. In the wake of landing in Kathmandu, we will be accompanied to our inn. We appreciate the day relaxed or make up for lost time with some very late shopping or investigate any tourist spots we missed during our first day in Kathmandu. To commend the fruitful culmination of our voyage, we will have a goodbye supper at night.

Accomodation: Overnight at hotel

Meals: B D

Our adventure in Nepal reaches an end today! A Snow Bank Adventure delegate will drop you off at the air terminal roughly 3 hours before your booked flight. On our approach to home, you will have a lot of time to design your next experience in the magnificent nation of Nepal.

Accomodation:

Meals: B

Cost Include

  • Airport transportation
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Accommodation 3 nights in Kathmandu with Bed and breakfast
  • Kathmandu sightseeing by private vehicle
  • Professional government registered Tourist Guide
  • Kathmandu to Lukla by domestic flight
  • Lukla to Kathmandu by domestic flight
  • Transportation from starting  and ending point of trekking by private vehicle
  • Three meals and tea, coffee during the trek
  • Safe drinking water( treated with chlorine and iodine)
  • Permit of trek(TIMS, Conservation and National park fee)
  • All types of necessary government  paper work and government taxes
  • Trekking guide, climbing guide andPorter(meals, wages ,Insurance & transpiration )
  • An English speaking  government registered guide and porter
  • Trekking equipment like raincoat, sleeping bag, down jacket and walking poll
  • High quality Mountain Hard ware or North Face sleeping tent. Kitchen ,Dining, toilet, tens Mattress and Kitchen equipment for island peak climbing

Cost Exclude

  • Personal expenses
  •  Personal & medical insurance
  •  Rescue evacuation by Helicopter in Emergency case
  • Beverage and Bar bills( soft drinks, hard drinks, and mineral water)
  • Boiled water
  •  Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu except welcome and  farewell dinner
  • Electronic devise recharge
  • Wifi during the trek
  • Tips

Faqs

The country Nepal spread on east to west. It lies between Chain and India. The land areas of Nepal is 1,47,181km2. It is the second biggest country in water sources. The current population of Nepal is 2,90,00,000. Among them 34% < 15yrs, 61% from 15-64yrs, 5% > 64yrs & 1,800 births/day. More than 125 languages and local dialects are spoken but Nepali is the most speaking language in Nepal. English is understood in tourist and trekking areas. Many trekking and tour guide can speak other western and eastern languages. Religions: Hindus are 81%, Buddhist are 9%(specially living in high Northern regions), muslim are 4.5% and Christin are1.4%. Land area:-1,47,181km2 Low Terai 20.1%, Middle Hills 56.2%, High Himalaya 23.7%, Arable land 16.8%, Forest 25.4% Time Zone: Nepal is 5’45” ahead from GMT and 15 minutes faster than Indian Time.
There are two main trekking seasons in Nepal. Spring (From 3rd week of February to 1st week of May) and autumn(From 3rd week of September to 1st week of December ). This seasons are common to all trekking routes. The Everest and Annapurna regions are very crowed during march-April and mid October to the end of November. The weather is warm with flowers in rain shadow areas during the monsoon seasons. But the flooding and landslide can be damaged to the mountain road which can make major delay in time schedule. Leeches also found in lower trails during monsoon that can make discomfortable while walking. The trekkers can explore all year round in Mustang but is cold in December to beginning of March. Likewise Dolpo can be visited on mid of August to first week of October. Poon Hill and Helambu like short treks can do during the winter( December to February) but it is cold at night. It is also possible Annapurna, Manaslu and Everest Base camp treks but weather is very cold which makes the treks to tough.   The biggest season of tourist from October to December which is the best time to capture mountain views. There is also good temperature and clear sky after monsoon.  The Middle Hills and Terai region’s( Chitwan National Park and Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha) is the best time to explore in winter.  
There is different races of people inhabitant in Nepal. So that they are having different culture and also celebrating different festivals through out the country. You can found differ in culture and festival by their religion too. The Hindu celebrates Dashain and Tihar which is held in October and November. Likewise Buddist celebrates Loshar at different times. Gurungs and Tamangs are enjoying at January and Sherpas are celebrating at the month of February. But you can found some common festival like holly(colour’s festival) celebrating in every religion which held in end of February and March. You can get chance to observe some cultural festival like Indrejatra and  Janai Purnima on August and Shiva Ratri on February. So many other festivals are celebrating throughout the country.
Passport The six month valid passport with some blank pages for stamping visa is required. Do not forget to check your passport where correctly stamped arrival, departure, the passport number and visa date to avoid possible of complications. VISA Nepal provides on arrival visa at Tribhuvan International Airport. But you should complete the visa form with a recent passport size photo and pay visa fee in foreign currency, preferably USD. Other major currencies are also acceptable. A single entry visa fee cost is 15 days USD 25.00 30 days USD 40.00 90 days USD 100.00  A foreigner can stay maximum 150 days in a calendar year.  They can be extended visa from the Immigration Office in Kathmandu or Pokhara. A minimum extension is USD 30.00(to be paid in Nepalese rupees) for 15 days.  Visa applications can be pre-registered on line. Read the requirements and have a photo and all requested details available before starting the process.  http://online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/tourist-visa   Spare passport size photos and Document copies  Better to bring 6-8 recent passport size photos and some copies of your passport for use on the visa application, visa extensions and Trekking permits.          

Our guides are trained in first aid, carry a comprehensive medical kit and can deal with most of the problems encountered on treks. However, in the case of a serious accident outside help needs to be available. That’s why comprehensive insurance is essential. The trekking is not possible without full insurance cover, which you can purchased in your home country. You need to have full, personal, travel insurance that covers personal belongings, trip cancellation plus medical, rescue and evacuation insurance(for air ambulance and helicopter rescue services). You must carry the company’s insurance policy certificate with you, it must include your name, address, policy number, the contact numbers and procedure for the company’s rescue department.
In case of a serious trekking accident, the insurance company will be contacted and they will take over the rescue process. Sending in the necessary ground or air support. Without it, your trekking teams would have try to carry you out, possibly exacerbating your’s injuries. We will not risk that. Snow Bank Adventure’s staffs are covered by our own full accidental and medical insurance.
Trekking entry permits are required to each of Nepal’s National Parks and Conservation Areas. The entry permits cost range from Rs. 1,000 to Rs. 3000 per entry and additional permits are required for Restricted Region Treks. We can manage all types of permits. There are five Restricted Regions which is close to the Tibetan border were opened for out side in 1990. The treks only can do with a professional guide and minimum of two trekkers. Your original passport and extra photos are required to make permits for Upper Dolpo, Mustang, Nar-Phu, Tsum Valley, Manaslu and Kanchenjunga trekking. The fees are according to high and range from USD 90.00 - USD 500.00 for a week or 10 days then stiff daily amounts.
Credit cards are only accepted in city like Kathmandu and Pokhara. You have to make ready Nepalese Rupees to spend during the trek. That’s why you have to take sufficient amount of Nepali Rupees on your trek. Your personal expenses should be only for hot showers, charging batteries, additional drinks and snacks, the cost rising with altitude. You can make ceremony with your trekking team at the end of the trek.
A regular walking or jogging activities for a few months before your trip will ensure for high altitude trekking. People trek so quickly and climb too high in a day may suffer Acute Mountain Sickness( AMS) so we call trekkers slow and steady walking. Stops for rests and do not carry more than 5 kg with you. Pre-fitness and stamina is required for the trekking in Nepal. Spend at least two nights in the city before going to the trekking destination which gives time for acclimatisation as well as easy to arrange necessary trekking permits.
We prefer the group size from 1-10 pax but more can be accommodated on request. There most be 2 persons accompanied by a registered guide in the Restrict Regions( Upper Dolpo, Mustang, Nar-Phu, Manaslu and Kanchenjunga). Anyone who is reasonably fit and can walk for 5-6 hours a day in hilly country can trek in Nepal. We suggest children up to 15 years stay below 3500m and above 15 years can tackle the higher routes.
A delegate from Snow Bank Adventure will meet you outside the terminal building and pick you up and take you to your hotel. We use cars or mini bus as the means of transportation in cities. For the trekking, we use flights, local buses, mini buses or jeeps depends on distance , terrain and size of group. There is limitation on luggage up to 15 kg per person on the small planes.
We provide selected 2-3 star hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara on the bed and breakfast basis. During the trek, local people built simple and clean Teahouses on their properties and offer choice able good, safe and hot food with printed menus. We provide full board meals and lodging , tea or coffee and safe drinking water during the treks. The cost of Wifi, charging your device and batteries, bottled drinks, snacks and curios is not included on your package.
There are countless shops that sell all types of trekking gears in both Kathmandu and Pokhara. Top brands and high quality gears are available in selected shops.
Kit is best packed in “quiet” plastic bags inside the duffle bag to ensure dryness.( Bring spare bag) Bed : Teahouse provide a base sheet and pillow and can usually offer duvets. Sleeping bag: lightweight with stuff bag ( ideally rated at - 10oc/ 14 of for high altitude nights) Clothes Underwear: Thermal underwear on high altitude treks Socks (thick and thin) Boots: with good treads and ankle support for ling treks Spare walking shoes, spare laces Shirt: 2-3 Long trousers Track suit Layers of warm tops( 2-3) Windproof Jacket Rain gear ( top with hood, pants can be useful) Down jacket ( for high altitude treks) Hat Scarf and gloves ( especially for high altitude treks) Dark glasses ( particularly important for possible snow work) Additional items Duffle bag and day pack( plus inner plastic bags for waterproofing) Sunscreen Toothbrush and paste, razor Soap and a face cloth can be useful Small towel (quick drying) Personal medication and bandages Biodegradable soap and pegs for clothes Leech oil to control leeches from may to October Ankle and knee guards Toilet papper Tissues and Handkerchiefs Hiking poles Head torch and spare batteries Book Diary, notebook, pen and pencil Camera, Batteries, charger and cards Short treks need less clothes
Camera cards and batteries are only available in Kathmandu and Pokhara. We advise carry a set of camera batteries even if you have charger. Nepal uses 220 volts through standard European round 2 or Indian round 3 pin plug sockets. Bring an adapter if you need one. Power outages are common everywhere.
Most of the day there is possible to recharge cell phones and camera batteries without cost but some parts of trekking should paid for recharging your devices.
Most routes have cell phone availability at least near villages. The popular routes are better supplied.
Cards are only available in Kathmandu, Pokhara and at the airstrip village of Juphal in the Dolpo region. We advise you to purchase SIM card on arrival. NTC and NCL networks are available in Kathmandu, Everest and Annapurna trails. Dolpo uses the Hullo network. Manaslu currently has poor reception, but landlines are available.
 Malaria is prevalent in the lowland  Terai regions from March to September. If you are touring in the Terai during this time it is recommended that you bring prescribed medication. Bring any necessary personal medication with you. Include sunscreen, lip guard and plasters etc which can buy in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Acute Mountain Sickness is caused by your body’s reaction to a shortage of oxygen. Some people start to feel the effects of altitude sickness from 2800 meters. The symptoms are first noticeable in the brain or lungs and include headache, loss of appetite, nausea, coughing and fatigue. Admit to your symptoms rest, don’t continue climbing higher to sleep. If the condition get worse while resting, descent to a lower altitude. Rest until you feel better and then continue upwards slowly. Stop your trek not your life if necessary. Tell your guide if you are not feeling well and act on his advice. The prescription drug, Diamox can assit with the prevention of AMS symptoms. It is a diuretic that increases respiratory rate and breathing depth(also urine flow), assisting acclimatisation by reducing headaches, nausea and improving sleep. Take 1/2 a tablet 125mg or 250mg in 12 hours(fingers and feet may tingle, don’t worry)
With the range in altitudes in the Himalaya, weather prediction is notoriously difficult expect the unexpected. Beautiful days, warm in the sun are followed by colder nights. From 1000-3500m temperatures may be 5o to 20oc, higher up they may be -10o to 20oc and above 5000m -15o to 20oc. Wind chill causes temperatures to the plummet. Winter temperatures are commonly 10oc lower. Rain or snow can arrive without warning, through out the year.
The cities, villages and trails are everywhere safe. Courtesy and kindness is universal.
Nepal is unique where you could found lowland 75m - 8,848m Mt. Everest in a distance of only 200 km. Nepal is multi-racial, multi-cultural and multi-language country. It has also beautiful nature, ice capped giants of high Himalaya, lot of waterfalls, unique wildlife and so many species flora and fauna. Its gentle and friendly people offer visitors a warm and sincere welcome. Nepal is the homeland of the Buddha. It’s offer so many adventure like tour, trekking, rafting, jungle safari, paragliding and boating etc. So Nepal is a dreamland of the people spread all over the world. Snow Bank Adventure wants a chance to design your first trip which will be memorable in your lifetime. We (Snow Bank Adventure) believe at Eco-friendly nature and request that you join us in our efforts to improve our trekking routes and environment in every possible way. That’s why we request you not to do:- * Do not discard cigarette buds or matches and be very conscious of the dangers of fire. * Drop tissues, sweet papers, packets or plastic items for correct disposal. Do not throw items into Teahouse fires or ovens, it may be offensive on religious grounds. Do not squat behind bushes or rocks anywhere near a stream. Dig a hole and cover it properly before leaving
The country Nepal spread on east to west. It lies between Chain and India. The land areas of Nepal is 1,47,181km2. It is the second biggest country in water sources. The current population of Nepal is 2,90,00,000. Among them 34% < 15yrs, 61% from 15-64yrs, 5% > 64yrs & 1,800 births/day. More than 125 languages and local dialects are spoken but Nepali is the most speaking language in Nepal. English is understood in tourist and trekking areas. Many trekking and tour guide can speak other western and eastern languages. Religions: Hindus are 81%, Buddhist are 9%(specially living in high Northern regions), muslim are 4.5% and Christin are1.4%. Land area:-1,47,181km2 Low Terai 20.1%, Middle Hills 56.2%, High Himalaya 23.7%, Arable land 16.8%, Forest 25.4% Time Zone: Nepal is 5’45” ahead from GMT and 15 minutes faster than Indian Time.
There are two main trekking seasons in Nepal. Spring (From 3rd week of February to 1st week of May) and autumn(From 3rd week of September to 1st week of December ). This seasons are common to all trekking routes. The Everest and Annapurna regions are very crowed during march-April and mid October to the end of November. The weather is warm with flowers in rain shadow areas during the monsoon seasons. But the flooding and landslide can be damaged to the mountain road which can make major delay in time schedule. Leeches also found in lower trails during monsoon that can make discomfortable while walking. The trekkers can explore all year round in Mustang but is cold in December to beginning of March. Likewise Dolpo can be visited on mid of August to first week of October. Poon Hill and Helambu like short treks can do during the winter( December to February) but it is cold at night. It is also possible Annapurna, Manaslu and Everest Base camp treks but weather is very cold which makes the treks to tough.   The biggest season of tourist from October to December which is the best time to capture mountain views. There is also good temperature and clear sky after monsoon.  The Middle Hills and Terai region’s( Chitwan National Park and Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha) is the best time to explore in winter.  
There is different races of people inhabitant in Nepal. So that they are having different culture and also celebrating different festivals through out the country. You can found differ in culture and festival by their religion too. The Hindu celebrates Dashain and Tihar which is held in October and November. Likewise Buddist celebrates Loshar at different times. Gurungs and Tamangs are enjoying at January and Sherpas are celebrating at the month of February. But you can found some common festival like holly(colour’s festival) celebrating in every religion which held in end of February and March. You can get chance to observe some cultural festival like Indrejatra and  Janai Purnima on August and Shiva Ratri on February. So many other festivals are celebrating throughout the country.
Passport The six month valid passport with some blank pages for stamping visa is required. Do not forget to check your passport where correctly stamped arrival, departure, the passport number and visa date to avoid possible of complications. VISA Nepal provides on arrival visa at Tribhuvan International Airport. But you should complete the visa form with a recent passport size photo and pay visa fee in foreign currency, preferably USD. Other major currencies are also acceptable. A single entry visa fee cost is 15 days USD 25.00 30 days USD 40.00 90 days USD 100.00  A foreigner can stay maximum 150 days in a calendar year.  They can be extended visa from the Immigration Office in Kathmandu or Pokhara. A minimum extension is USD 30.00(to be paid in Nepalese rupees) for 15 days.  Visa applications can be pre-registered on line. Read the requirements and have a photo and all requested details available before starting the process.  http://online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/tourist-visa   Spare passport size photos and Document copies  Better to bring 6-8 recent passport size photos and some copies of your passport for use on the visa application, visa extensions and Trekking permits.          

Our guides are trained in first aid, carry a comprehensive medical kit and can deal with most of the problems encountered on treks. However, in the case of a serious accident outside help needs to be available. That’s why comprehensive insurance is essential. The trekking is not possible without full insurance cover, which you can purchased in your home country. You need to have full, personal, travel insurance that covers personal belongings, trip cancellation plus medical, rescue and evacuation insurance(for air ambulance and helicopter rescue services). You must carry the company’s insurance policy certificate with you, it must include your name, address, policy number, the contact numbers and procedure for the company’s rescue department.
In case of a serious trekking accident, the insurance company will be contacted and they will take over the rescue process. Sending in the necessary ground or air support. Without it, your trekking teams would have try to carry you out, possibly exacerbating your’s injuries. We will not risk that. Snow Bank Adventure’s staffs are covered by our own full accidental and medical insurance.
Trekking entry permits are required to each of Nepal’s National Parks and Conservation Areas. The entry permits cost range from Rs. 1,000 to Rs. 3000 per entry and additional permits are required for Restricted Region Treks. We can manage all types of permits. There are five Restricted Regions which is close to the Tibetan border were opened for out side in 1990. The treks only can do with a professional guide and minimum of two trekkers. Your original passport and extra photos are required to make permits for Upper Dolpo, Mustang, Nar-Phu, Tsum Valley, Manaslu and Kanchenjunga trekking. The fees are according to high and range from USD 90.00 - USD 500.00 for a week or 10 days then stiff daily amounts.
Credit cards are only accepted in city like Kathmandu and Pokhara. You have to make ready Nepalese Rupees to spend during the trek. That’s why you have to take sufficient amount of Nepali Rupees on your trek. Your personal expenses should be only for hot showers, charging batteries, additional drinks and snacks, the cost rising with altitude. You can make ceremony with your trekking team at the end of the trek.
A regular walking or jogging activities for a few months before your trip will ensure for high altitude trekking. People trek so quickly and climb too high in a day may suffer Acute Mountain Sickness( AMS) so we call trekkers slow and steady walking. Stops for rests and do not carry more than 5 kg with you. Pre-fitness and stamina is required for the trekking in Nepal. Spend at least two nights in the city before going to the trekking destination which gives time for acclimatisation as well as easy to arrange necessary trekking permits.
We prefer the group size from 1-10 pax but more can be accommodated on request. There most be 2 persons accompanied by a registered guide in the Restrict Regions( Upper Dolpo, Mustang, Nar-Phu, Manaslu and Kanchenjunga). Anyone who is reasonably fit and can walk for 5-6 hours a day in hilly country can trek in Nepal. We suggest children up to 15 years stay below 3500m and above 15 years can tackle the higher routes.
A delegate from Snow Bank Adventure will meet you outside the terminal building and pick you up and take you to your hotel. We use cars or mini bus as the means of transportation in cities. For the trekking, we use flights, local buses, mini buses or jeeps depends on distance , terrain and size of group. There is limitation on luggage up to 15 kg per person on the small planes.
We provide selected 2-3 star hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara on the bed and breakfast basis. During the trek, local people built simple and clean Teahouses on their properties and offer choice able good, safe and hot food with printed menus. We provide full board meals and lodging , tea or coffee and safe drinking water during the treks. The cost of Wifi, charging your device and batteries, bottled drinks, snacks and curios is not included on your package.
There are countless shops that sell all types of trekking gears in both Kathmandu and Pokhara. Top brands and high quality gears are available in selected shops.
Kit is best packed in “quiet” plastic bags inside the duffle bag to ensure dryness.( Bring spare bag) Bed : Teahouse provide a base sheet and pillow and can usually offer duvets. Sleeping bag: lightweight with stuff bag ( ideally rated at - 10oc/ 14 of for high altitude nights) Clothes Underwear: Thermal underwear on high altitude treks Socks (thick and thin) Boots: with good treads and ankle support for ling treks Spare walking shoes, spare laces Shirt: 2-3 Long trousers Track suit Layers of warm tops( 2-3) Windproof Jacket Rain gear ( top with hood, pants can be useful) Down jacket ( for high altitude treks) Hat Scarf and gloves ( especially for high altitude treks) Dark glasses ( particularly important for possible snow work) Additional items Duffle bag and day pack( plus inner plastic bags for waterproofing) Sunscreen Toothbrush and paste, razor Soap and a face cloth can be useful Small towel (quick drying) Personal medication and bandages Biodegradable soap and pegs for clothes Leech oil to control leeches from may to October Ankle and knee guards Toilet papper Tissues and Handkerchiefs Hiking poles Head torch and spare batteries Book Diary, notebook, pen and pencil Camera, Batteries, charger and cards Short treks need less clothes
Camera cards and batteries are only available in Kathmandu and Pokhara. We advise carry a set of camera batteries even if you have charger. Nepal uses 220 volts through standard European round 2 or Indian round 3 pin plug sockets. Bring an adapter if you need one. Power outages are common everywhere.
Most of the day there is possible to recharge cell phones and camera batteries without cost but some parts of trekking should paid for recharging your devices.
Most routes have cell phone availability at least near villages. The popular routes are better supplied.
Cards are only available in Kathmandu, Pokhara and at the airstrip village of Juphal in the Dolpo region. We advise you to purchase SIM card on arrival. NTC and NCL networks are available in Kathmandu, Everest and Annapurna trails. Dolpo uses the Hullo network. Manaslu currently has poor reception, but landlines are available.
 Malaria is prevalent in the lowland  Terai regions from March to September. If you are touring in the Terai during this time it is recommended that you bring prescribed medication. Bring any necessary personal medication with you. Include sunscreen, lip guard and plasters etc which can buy in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Acute Mountain Sickness is caused by your body’s reaction to a shortage of oxygen. Some people start to feel the effects of altitude sickness from 2800 meters. The symptoms are first noticeable in the brain or lungs and include headache, loss of appetite, nausea, coughing and fatigue. Admit to your symptoms rest, don’t continue climbing higher to sleep. If the condition get worse while resting, descent to a lower altitude. Rest until you feel better and then continue upwards slowly. Stop your trek not your life if necessary. Tell your guide if you are not feeling well and act on his advice. The prescription drug, Diamox can assit with the prevention of AMS symptoms. It is a diuretic that increases respiratory rate and breathing depth(also urine flow), assisting acclimatisation by reducing headaches, nausea and improving sleep. Take 1/2 a tablet 125mg or 250mg in 12 hours(fingers and feet may tingle, don’t worry)
With the range in altitudes in the Himalaya, weather prediction is notoriously difficult expect the unexpected. Beautiful days, warm in the sun are followed by colder nights. From 1000-3500m temperatures may be 5o to 20oc, higher up they may be -10o to 20oc and above 5000m -15o to 20oc. Wind chill causes temperatures to the plummet. Winter temperatures are commonly 10oc lower. Rain or snow can arrive without warning, through out the year.
The cities, villages and trails are everywhere safe. Courtesy and kindness is universal.
Nepal is unique where you could found lowland 75m - 8,848m Mt. Everest in a distance of only 200 km. Nepal is multi-racial, multi-cultural and multi-language country. It has also beautiful nature, ice capped giants of high Himalaya, lot of waterfalls, unique wildlife and so many species flora and fauna. Its gentle and friendly people offer visitors a warm and sincere welcome. Nepal is the homeland of the Buddha. It’s offer so many adventure like tour, trekking, rafting, jungle safari, paragliding and boating etc. So Nepal is a dreamland of the people spread all over the world. Snow Bank Adventure wants a chance to design your first trip which will be memorable in your lifetime. We (Snow Bank Adventure) believe at Eco-friendly nature and request that you join us in our efforts to improve our trekking routes and environment in every possible way. That’s why we request you not to do:- * Do not discard cigarette buds or matches and be very conscious of the dangers of fire. * Drop tissues, sweet papers, packets or plastic items for correct disposal. Do not throw items into Teahouse fires or ovens, it may be offensive on religious grounds. Do not squat behind bushes or rocks anywhere near a stream. Dig a hole and cover it properly before leaving

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